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Disabled Vet with Broken Wheelchair Rescued by Lowe’s Employees

This is a heart warming story about some of the decent, honorable people still left in the world. Hat tip to Weasel Zippers for the feel good story: In 1971, I stepped on a land mine in Vietnam and lost both legs above the knee. For the past two years, I have been waiting to receive a new wheelchair from the Veterans Administration. Show More Summary

Panicked residents flee Israeli tank fire on Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza City neighborhood came under heavy tank fire Sunday as Israel widened its ground offensive against Hamas, causing hundreds of panicked residents to flee, including a woman in a wheelchair waving a white flag.

Panicked residents flee Israeli tank fire on Gaza

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza City neighborhood came under heavy tank fire Sunday as Israel widened its ground offensive against Hamas, causing hundreds of panicked residents to flee, including a woman in a wheelchair waving a white flag.

And Now, A Disabled Dachsund Named ‘Anderson Pooper’ Running In A Wheelchair

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The world was terrible this week, so here's our gift to you: a disabled weenie dog named after a CNN anchor, wearing a tutu, running in a race with the help of a wheelchair.

Watch These Dogs In Wheelchairs Gleefully Chase A Stick

Whatever life may have thrown their way, these doggies are happy as can be, barking away and playing catch with a stick. My little pet-loving heart can barely take it. Go dogs, go! [Jezebel]

Dogs in Wheelchairs Playing

Dogs in Wheelchairs Playing 1:25 If this doesn't brighten up your week, nothing will. Submitted by: Darryl Gudmundson Regular Keywords: dog dogs doggy doggies wheelchair wheelchairs adorable cute cutest wheel chair fun stick playing played plays chase pack best happy Views: 11

Zinger, the World’s Lightest Electric Wheelchair

Electric wheelchairs can be pretty heavy and bulky, requiring vans with ramps or other vehicles to take them where the user wants to wheel around. There’s a substantial cost and hassle associated with this, but there’s a new wheelchair that’s about to hit the market that can fit into a car trunk. Show More Summary

Dogs in Wheelchairs Playing With a Stick Is Your Happy Place

Most of the time when we post videos like this, I have to take a step back and take care of the thing I got in my eye that made it rain all over my face. But this video just gives me all the smiles. Read more...

Dogs In Wheelchairs Playing Fetch Is Like Murderball For Dogs

Oh,nothingtoseehere,justaladyplayingfetchwithabunchofadorabledogsinwheelchairs.It’spracticallythatFridayNightLightssubplotactedoutwithdogs,onlywithaGoldenRetrieverinsteadofJasonStreetand—oh,Idon’tknow—thatlittlebrownandblackterrierthinginsteadoftheguywhoplayedtheNaziinBreakingBad.

This Ultralight Electric Wheelchair Folds Up Like a Lawn Chair

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At just 38 pounds—including its electric motor and rechargeable battery—the creators of the Zinger claim their electric wheelchair is the world's lightest. It even folds flat just like a lawn chair, and while you won't want to have to carry it on a long walk to the beach, it's easier to toss into the trunk of a car than most non-powered wheelchairs. Read more...

Lowe's employees drop everything to fix Vietnam vet's broken wheelchair

When Michael Solsona's wheelchair broke inside a Staten Island Lowe's, his wife, Frieda, was concerned. That was before her husband reminded her "We're in Lowe's. We're in the tool capital of the world!" The couple planned on purchasing...Show More Summary

Lowe's Employees Fix Vet's Wheelchair After VA Refuses and It Falls Apart

Post by Jenny Erikson. Faith in humanity restored. On July 7, Vietnam War veteran Michael Sulsona was shopping at Lowe's Home Improvement Center when his wheelchair fell apart. He had been waiting for a new chair from the Veterans Administration,...Show More Summary

Here's a bunch of adorable robo-dogs happily playing fetch in their wheelchairs.

5 days agoOdd : Happy Place

Four legs good. Two legs-two wheels better. Listen, it's important that you understand that while you're trudging through crowded city's streets, sullenly sweltering on subway platforms, and/or staring impotently across a sea of unmoving...Show More Summary

Zinger is claimed to be the world's lightest electric wheelchair

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For people who are almost entirely unable to walk, a powerful heavy-duty electric wheelchair is sometimes necessary. For folks who simply have limited mobility, however, often all that's needed is a little something to lessen the amount of walking that they have to do. Show More Summary

Dogs Play Fetch in Wheelchairs, Have Time of Their Lives

It really only takes one thing to make a dog happy: love. That much was made clear this week when we reported on a deaf, formerly abused canine... who has been adopted and is now so happy that he wags his tail in his sleep. And now Gritta...Show More Summary

Lowe’s Workers Fix Veteran’s Wheelchair After It Breaks In N.Y. Store

If you’ve got equipment that’s in the midst of breaking down, there’s perhaps nowhere more convenient to be than a huge warehouse filled with tools. So when a veteran’s wheelchair gave way during a shopping trip with his wife at Lowe’s, he didn’t panic. And neither did workers nearby, who put their fix-it expertise to use right there in the … [More]

Vietnam Vet Finally Gets New Wheelchair After Uplifting Experience At Loew's

Last week, a Vietnam War veteran wrote to the Staten Island Advance, to share an experience he had at the Lowe's Home Improvement Center in Mariner's Harbor. While at the store on July 7th, Michael Sulsona's old wheelchair broke (again). Show More Summary

Vet Stiffed By VA Gets Heartwarming Help From Hardware Store Workers For Busted Wheelchair

Michael Sulsona was waiting two year for the Veterans Administration (VA) to replace his rickety old wheelchair. The former United States Marine lost both his legs in 1971 when he stepped on a land mine while serving in Vietnam. He has lived his life in a wheelchair ever since. But the VA told him he

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was Wined, Dined And Body-Shamed On A First Date

5 days agoLifestyle : xoJane

I wondered if trashing my appearance was just his way of covering up his discomfort with the fact that I use a wheelchair, but he was certainly persistent in describing the things he considered to be flaws beyond my disability. Read more

If a Wheelchair Has to Break, Let it Be at Staten Island Lowe’s

The story of three good men in a big box store and one man whose wheelchair broke down in the right place. The post If a Wheelchair Has to Break, Let it Be at Staten Island Lowe’s appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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